Zamboanga City defender named PMA Cavalier Awardee for Army Operations

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Zamboanga City defender named PMA Cavalier Awardee for Army Operations 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — For helping defend Zamboanga City against rogue Moro National Liberation Front fighters during their unprovoked Sept. 2013 siege, Col. Oriel Pangcog, formerly of the 1st Scout Ranger Battalion, was named Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Cavalier Awardee for Army Operations.

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Troops neutralize ASG member in Sulu

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Troops neutralize ASG member in Sulu 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 15 -– Government forces have neutralized a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the province of Sulu, a top military official announced Wednesday.

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AFP condemns continued usage of roadside bombs by NPAs

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on AFP condemns continued usage of roadside bombs by NPAs 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, March 16 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday strongly condemned the continued usage of the roadside bombs by the New People’s Army rebels as three soldiers more killed and while five more were wounded during an ambush along Los Arcos, Prosperidad town, Agusan Del Sur last March 14.

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